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Re: questions

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: questions
Date: Sun, 05 Dec 2010 09:27:22 +0100
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Carl Sorensen <address@hidden> writes:

> On 12/4/10 4:51 PM, "David Kastrup" <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Carl Sorensen <address@hidden> writes:
>>> Actually, I'm not sure that being exact matters, since a hundredth of
>>> a point is much lower than the resolution of my printer.
>> It matters once you can't figure out why one system less than expected
>> is placed on the page, even though you calculated everything perfectly
>> well.
> Do you have an example that demonstrates this?

Not at hand.  But stuff like that happens often enough in typesetting (I
know that it is fun in TeX): you have, say, blocks of 0.4in height on
8in, and get surprised that just 19 of them fit.

David Kastrup

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